Surreal Spaces: Stores, Homes, & Hotels

Surreal Spaces: Stores, Homes, & Hotels

Sarah Coffey
May 26, 2010

We've written before about homes with a sense of humor, but what about spaces with a sense of the bizarre? Sure, it might be a little disconcerting to live or work in one of these rooms, but that's kind of the point, right?

James Voorhies of the Metropolitan Museum defines Surrealism as a movement which sought to release the unbridled imagination of the subconscious", producing "surprising, unexpected imagery."

We'd say there's a lot of subconscious references and surprising details going on in these rooms. Rather than elaborate on that point, we'll let the photos speak for themselves. For more information on the spaces shown above, click through the links below.

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1-2 Spazio Fornasetti in Milan
3 Viktor & Rolf Upside-Down Store in Milan
4 Odile's 'Only in New York'
5 Scott's Redfern Renovation
6 Salvador Dali Room at the Artists Inn Residence
7 The Swiss Ambassador's Surreal Space
8 Kevin's Creative Commorancy
9 Bed of Roses at Maison Moschino in Milan
10 Canopy Bed Sculpture by Francois Lalanne

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